Disruption and police on scene after lorry jack-knifes across M1 near Leeds

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M1 near Leeds after a lorry jack-knifed on the carriageway.

The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter

An HGV hit and caused damage to the safety barrier and West Yorkshire Police are currently on scene dealing with the incident.

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A spokesman for the force said: "This is the current issue on the M1 near Leeds at the moment. HGV caused damage to to safety barrier. Recovery on route"

The incident is on the M1 Northbound between junctions 43 and 44.

The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter
The lorry smash on the M1. Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU/Twitter